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Use and Effectiveness of a Signing Bioscience Dictionary

Judy Vesel, M. Diane Clark, Tara Robillard
TERC, Cambridge, MA

This article was published in the International Journal of Interpreter Education. It focuses on exploration of effectiveness of a Signing Bioscience Dictionary (SBD), when used in conjunction with Lamar University's interpreting program, to increase student interpreters' ASL life science vocabulary and content knowledge and ability to interpret material fluently and accurately. The article and journal can be found online at:
https://www.cit-asl.org/new/ijie-volume-12-2/


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Use of Facebook as a Resource for STEM Teachers of K-12 Students and Educators of Deaf or Hard of Hearing Students and Neurodiverse Learners During the Pandemic

Judy Vesel & Tara Robillard
TERC, Cambridge, MA

This white paper explores the implications of the use of Facebook by K-12 educators of students who are deaf or hard of hearing and of those who are neurodiverse learners to make subject matter content in the form of written and spoken material accessible to their students and of STEM teachers to make STEM content accessible to K-12 students.
https://www.terc.edu/publications/


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Examining Students' Gains in Natural History Museum Science Content Knowledge with Access to Signed Vocabulary

Judy Vesel
TERC, Cambridge, MA

This article was published in the Universal Journal of Educational Research. It focuses on research conducted at the Museum of Science, Boston (MoS). The article and journal can be found online at:
http://www.hrpub.org/journals/article_info.php?aid=9027


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Glossary Apps for Signing Science Exhibits

Judy Vesel & Tara Robillard
TERC, Cambridge, MA

More information about the Signing Glossaries for Science Exhibits (SGSE) project can be found at https://signsci.terc.edu/glossary/index.html.


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Accessing science museum exhibits with interactive signing dictionaries

Judy Vesel & Tara Robillard
TERC, Cambridge, MA

This article was published in the Journal of Visual Literacy and focuses on research conducted at the Museum of Science, Boston (MoS). The article and journal can be found online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/pC6KK7piFnaz5u3CbG7C/full


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Signing Math & Science Dictionary Apps for Inclusion of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Visitors in Science Museum Exhibit Activities

Judy Vesel
TERC, Cambridge, MA

This article was published in the proceedings of the 46th Annual ICOM-CECA Conference 2015. Museum Education and Accessibility: Bridging the Gaps. The full proceedings can be found at: http://network.icom.museum/ceca/publications/conference-proceedings/


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Signing High School Science

Judy Vesel
TERC, Cambridge, MA

This article was published in the Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities. Santiago, J. (Eds): Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference 2016. California State University, Northridge. The full journal can be found at: http://scholarworks.csun.edu/handle/10211.3/180099


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What's the Weather?

Judy Vesel & Tara Robillard
TERC, Cambridge, MA

The What's the Weather? iBook for grades 3-5 is intended for students with and without sensory disabilities, specifically those who are deaf or hard of hearing and blind or have low vision. It is available free from: https://wtw-ibook.terc.edu/.

More information about The Earth Scientist can be found at: https://www.nestanet.org/cms/content/publications/tes


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Signing Math and Science

Judy Vesel
TERC, Cambridge, MA

More information about Closing the Gap Solutions can be found at: www.closingthegap.com


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Breaking Barriers

Judy Vesel
TERC, Cambridge, MA

International Innovation, published by Research Media, is the leading global dissemination resource for the wider scientific, technology and research communities, dedicated to disseminating the latest science, research and technological innovations on a global level. More information and a complimentary subscription offer to the publication can be found at: www.international-innovation-northamerica.com


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Teaching Mathematics With an Interactive Signing Math Dictionary

Judy Vesel & Tara Robillard
TERC, Cambridge, MA

For the full Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) article, contact judy_vesel@terc.edu


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Increasing Access to Technical Science Vocabulary Through Use of Universally Designed Signing Dictionaries

Judy Vesel & Tara Robillard
TERC, Cambridge, MA

More information can be found at: www.washington.edu/doit/increasing-access-technical-science-vocabulary-through-use-universally-designed-signing-dictionaries